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Rabbi Simcha Feuerman's picture
Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, LCSW-R, serves as Director of Operations for OHEL Chidrens Home and Family Services. He also serves as president of Nefesh Intl., a trade association of Orthodox ...
Rabbi Rafael Feuerstein's picture
Rabbi Refael (Rafi) Feuerstein was born in Jerusalem in 1959 to his father Prof. Reuven Feuerstein, founder of the well-known Feuerstein methodology for the advancement of thinking and learning...
Dr. Yoel Finkelman's picture
Dr. Yoel Finkelman is a lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University. He teaches Talmud and Jewish thought at Midreshet Lindenbaum and other venues...
Daphna Fishman Secunda's picture
Daphna Fishman Secunda has lectured widely in the area of medieval Jewish philosophy and Tanach both in the U.S. and Israel. She currently teaches Jewish Philosophy and Tanach at Machon Maayan. Prior...
Dr. David Flatto's picture
David Flatto is an associate professor of Law, Religion, and History at Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law, and also teaches at NYU Law School. He was a Tikvah Fellow in Academic Year...
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Michelle Friedman's picture
Dr. Michelle Friedman received an MD from the NYU School of Medicine and has completed advanced training at the Columbia University Psychoanalytic Center for Training and Research. She is a highly...
Maharat Ruth Balinsky Friedman's picture
Maharat Ruth Friedman recently moved to Washington DC to serve as Maharat at Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue. Ruth graduated from Barnard College in 2007, and then spent 2 years studying at the...
Daniel Friedmann's picture
Daniel E. Friedmann was was CEO of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates for 20 years until 2016. He has written two books that attempt to reconcile the timeline of the Tanakh and the Genesis...
Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Frimer's picture
Rabbi Dr. Aryeh A. Frimer is The Ethel and David Resnick Professor of Active Oxygen Chemistry and former Chemistry Department Chairman at Bar Ilan University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from...
Rabbi Baruch Frydman Kohl's picture
Baruch Frydman-Kohl has been senior rabbi of Beth Tzedec Congregation since 1993 where he is the incumbent of the Anne and Max Tanenbaum Senior Rabbinic Chair.
Dr. Tova Ganzel's picture
Dr. Tova Ganzel is the Director of the Midrasha in Bar-Ilan University, and one of Nishmat's first trained yo'atzot halakha (women's halakhic advisors).
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Kim Gardner was raised in a devout Christian family and thought he was fulfilling his destiny when he trained for and entered the ministry with the Seventh-day Adventist Church .  While serving in...
Rabbi Shlomo Gemara's picture
Rabbi Gemara was introduced to teaching at a young age when, as a Grade 9 student during the Yom Kippur War of 1973 and due to a shortage of teachers, he and some friends were asked to teach Grade 3...
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Zuri Genish and his family of seven lived in Alei Sinai, Gush Katif for 14 years. Zuri took early retirement as an IDF Lieutenant Colonel prior to the Disengagement in August 2005 to work to try and...
Rabbi Boaz Genut's picture
Rabbi Boaz Genut is the Director of the Department of Marriage and Community Affairs for Tzohar.
Rabbi Uriel Genzel's picture
Rabbi Uri Genzel is the director of the Tzohar Lehakika (Window for Legislation) initiative, which provides Knesset members with Jewish-focused opinion on issues relating to legislation.
Dr. Beni Gesundheit's picture
Dr. Beni Gesundheit studied for five years at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shvut, Israel.  He attended medical school in Switzerland, and did his residency in pediatrics at Hadassah Hospital in...
Dr. William Gewirtz's picture
Dr. William Gewirtz has had a life-long fascination with some of sugyot having greater mathematical or scientific content - zemanim, kinnim, shiurim, kav haTa'arikh, kiddush haKhodesh al pi re...

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